For Immediate Release: 12/19/2018 11:46 am
The City of Worcester will host The Longest Night Vigil, an evening of remembrance and hope to honor those community members lost from homelessness, on Friday, December 21 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at City Hall.
The event, which recognizes Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, will begin with a candlelight walk at 5 p.m. on Worcester Common. An interfaith service will follow at 6 p.m. in the Levi Lincoln Chamber. The keynote speaker will be Brian Bickford, LMHC, Team Leader, PATH Homeless & Outreach Services, Eliot Community Human Services.
Free and open to the public, this event will be hosted by the Homeless Outreach & Advocacy Program (HOAP) in partnership with the City of Worcester Department of Health & Human Services.